Thursday, August 4, 2011

Puff Daddy

Husband of the year award goes to ........

Man admits to buying puffer fish poison in plot to kill wife
CBS Chicago -

CHICAGO (CBS) — A northwest suburban man has pleaded guilty to trying to kill his wife with poison from a puffer fish.

Edward F. Bachner IV, of Lake in the Hills, apparently wanted to collect $20 million on the life insurance policy for his wife, Rebecca Bachner.

The 2008 federal indictment against Bachner says starting in 2006, he used the alias of Dr. Edmund Backer of EB Strategic Research to purchase four different orders of the deadly puffer fish poison tetrodotoxin from the biochemical manufacturing firm Biotium.

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